#Health & Wellness

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Equine Assisted Therapy
Treatment

Why Equine Assisted Therapy Works

Equine Assisted Therapy is a powerful, evidence-based experiential modality. The horse-human connection has a wide range of benefits for teen mental health. Through equine therapy activities, teens gain confidence, build […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Self-injury
Mental Health

Warning Signs of Teen Self-Injury

Self-Injury refers to injuring yourself on purpose. Also known as self-harm, self-injury is a symptom of extreme emotional distress. Unfortunately, this act is becoming increasingly common in teens. A recent […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Challenge
Empowering Teens

Why Teen Challenge Is Important

Teen challenge helps adolescents grow. In fact, teens are hardwired to seek challenge. They need healthy challenges in order to develop and mature. Facing challenge helps teens become independent. Moreover, […]

Newport Academy Nutrition Resources: Top 10 foods to eat every day
Well-Being

Top 10 Foods to Eat Every Day

The food we eat each day has a powerful impact on our mental health. Therefore, a diet for mental health includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins, and healthy […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Pets and Mental Health
Well-Being

10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

The bonds between humans and animals are powerful. And the positive correlation between pets and mental health is undeniable. According to a 2015 Harris poll, 95 percent of pet owners […]

Mental Health

How Nature Supports Teen Mental Health

Kids aren’t spending enough time in nature. As a result, both children and teens (and adults, too) suffer from what author Richard Louv calls “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Nature Deficit Disorder […]